October 2015

Haunted Hikes: 9 Southern Ghost Towns

By Lucie Hanes | 11 Oct 17
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Throughout the Blue Ridge, ghost towns stand in various states of ruin and restoration. A few are celebrated as historical gems, and others remain mysterious. Here are a few of the region’s most iconic.

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5 Hikes for Fearless Fall Foliage

By Stuart Peck | 27 Sep 16
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The 5 Most Adventurous Hikes for Leaf Peapers

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This Land is Your Land

By Jeff Kinney | 27 Oct 15
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Are we saving or selling out public lands?

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Growing up on the Trail

By Jennifer Pharr Davis | 23 Oct 15
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While most kids are playing with legos and dolls, a few are thru-hiking long distance trails.

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Drive By Truckers Still Rolling

By Jedd Ferris | 22 Oct 15
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These days the Truckers play as a lean five-piece outfit that is arguably its tightest incarnation yet.

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16 Babies in a Canoe

By Hartwell Carson | 20 Oct 15
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Sixteen babies take up a lot of room in a canoe, but you gotta keep a princess happy.

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The Secret is Out

By Jess Daddio | 19 Oct 15
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Bouldering in the High Country of Boone is no longer a locals-only activity.

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Gear That Rocks

By Graham Averill | 15 Oct 15
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The Scott Brothers’ Bouldering Essentials

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Wonder Women

By Jess Daddio | 14 Oct 15
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Six Pioneering Females Who Have Rocked the Outdoor Scene

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Tom’s Cabin

By Wiley Cash | 13 Oct 15
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You can’t go home again, but you can visit Thomas Wolfe’s forgotten cabin.

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The Return of the Natives

By Beau Beasley | 09 Oct 15
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Matt Kulp, a senior biologist for the National Park Service (NPS), stood alongside members of the Little River, Great Smoky Mountains, and Clinch Mountain chapters of Trout Unlimited as they donned wading gear, put on hats, and applied sunscreen.

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Mitchell Triple Crown

By Melina Coogan | 05 Oct 15
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Running, Cycling, and Mountain Biking to the Top of the East’s Highest Peak!

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The October Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live!

By BRO Staff | 30 Sep 15
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The October Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live!

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